Enrollment Management - CURRENT
All- University Enrollment Management Committee
Source Committee: Executive Committee
Unit(s) Responsible for Implementation: Academic Senate
Consultations: Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Dean Division of Undergraduate
Education and Academic Planning, AVP fiscal Affairs, Dean College of Extended Learning
Version Approved - Revisions(s)
• Change of charge to reflect a focus on internal issues related to enrollment management.
Successful strategies for enrollment, retention and graduation of SF State students requires
collaboration between the Academic Senate, Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management. This
committee will examine and recommend policies and procedures having to do with aspects of
student enrollment, retention and graduation.
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Ill. All-University Enrollment Management Committee
“Enrollment management” includes all university policies and procedures having to do with
the admissions (operational aspects), enrollment, retention and graduation of students
SFSU’s Historical Service Area
SFSU’s “historical service area” means those San Francisco Bay area high schools and
community colleges that have historically provided significant numbers students to SFSU.
A. SFSU is committed to providing qualified students with the greatest possible access to
excellent higher education and lifelong learning. Accordingly, SFSU shall continue to
search for innovative ways to provide access within the constraints available funding.
B. Enrollment management should allow the University to enhance, not compromise, the
diversity reflected by our enrollment and by our community. Diversity shall remain an
important concern the University.
C. Enrollment management strategies shall evolve with the consultation various
constituencies, so that the use selection criteria or other techniques shall not distort the
current array and balance programs.
D. Retention and graduation of students is equally as important as the recruitment and
enrollment of students.
F. Policies and procedures around admissions (operational aspects), enrollment, retention
and graduation issues such as course registration and withdrawal, probation and
disqualification, change of major, petitions for exceptions, graduation procedures,
maximum unit loads and others should be developed using shared governance, and the
Enrollment Management Committee is expected to take a leadership role in facilitating
consultation and policy/procedure approval around these issues.
III. All-University Enrollment Management Committee
A. The All-University Enrollment Management Committee shall consist of the following
• The Chairs of the: Academic Senate; Senate’s Educational Policies Council and
the Student Affairs Committee, or designees;
• Three faculty members elected by the Academic Senate from the faculty at large,
to overlapping three-year terms; these members may success themselves for any
number of terms;
• One department chair elected by the Academic Senate to a one-year term;
• The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Managements the Dean of
Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning a representative of the college
Associate Deans, the Dean of the College of Extended Learning, the AVP for
Fiscal Affairs, and the Dean of Graduate Studies, each of whom may be
represented by a designee; and
• A representative from the Office of International Programs
• Two students designated by the Associated Students (one graduate, one
B. The committee shall choose its chair from among its members at its first meeting of
each academic year. The first meeting of each academic year shall be called by the chair
of the academic senate in consultation with the Associate Vice President for Enrollment
C. The committee shall meet at least once in the fall semester to review current
enrollment patterns and projections and to discuss whether changes in policies and
procedures are likely to be needed. The committee may be called to meet as frequently
as situations require.
D. The committee shall:
• Develop and review policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those
around admissions (operational aspects), enrollment, retention and graduation
issues such as course registration and withdrawal, probation and
disqualification, change of major, petitions for exceptions, graduation
procedures, maximum unit loads, registration holds and drops.
• Recommend to the Academic Senate regarding any changes in this policy or in
The Enrollment Management Committee is not intended to function as the presidential
advisory group mandated for each campus by the Board of Trustees in its resolution of
September 18, 2002.